Drake and Ed Sheeran named Spotify's most streamed artists

Drake and Ed Sheeran named Spotify's most streamed artists

- Drake, Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande have emerged as Spotify's most streamed artists of the last decade

- Drake amassed 28 billion streams of his songs, while Sheeran followed in second and Grande emerging as the most streamed female artists

- Sheeran also bagged the most streamed track of the decade with his hit song, Shape of You

Spotify, an international digital media services provider which provides access to songs across the globe has named Drake and Ed Sheeran the music streaming service's most streamed artists of the decade.

Daily Mail reports that Drake amassed a whopping 28 billion streams of his songs throughout the past 10-years and Sheeran followed in second position, while Post Malone came in next. In the female category, Ariana Grande emerged the top female streaming artist of the decade, and Eminem rounding out the top 5, according to Spotify.

It was gathered that Sheeran's hit song, Shape of You, was also named the most streamed track of the decade after it amassed 2.3 billion streams. And Drake's One Dance (featuring Kyla and WizKid) took the second spot.

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Following Grande in the most streamed Female Artists of the Decade list, is Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Sia and Beyonce.

Meanwhile, Beyoncé and Jay-Z's firstborn daughter won a songwriting award for contributing to her mom’s track Brown Skin Girl which was featured in the Lion King album.

Blue took home the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award, which also credits her parents as co-writers at the 2019 BET Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 17.

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